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1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEH2462P
vehicle came in as no start,cranks fine, battery voltage at 12.25. vehicle has spark, fuel pressure is good, but has no injector pulse. have battery voltage into and out of injectors and at the computer. computer is seeing triggering from the distributor on th...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Cuts out
hello every one i have a honda civic here that has a some what strange problem. This car is from the japanese domestic market hence it uses a chassis number, no VIN, but its configured very similar to the civics in the USA. The owner of the car complained that...
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Steering box VIN: JT8UF11E2R
We have this Lexus that the customer complains that the steering is too easy and too sensitive at higher speed. He says that barely turning the wheel, will make it move too quickly to the side. He say that his other LS400 doesn't feel that way. Does Lexus use ...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L shift solenoid valve D VIN: JT6HF10U1Y
Lexus Help Please! This car came in the other day with a coplaint of mil on and no drivability complaint.I pulled a code p0768 shift solenoid D Fault.I checked trans solenoids from ECM connector and found them in spec. Solenoid D was at 13.1OHMs spec is 13+-2....
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1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1NA351XL
help!! this vehicle came in hard start hot, customer said the engine had been replaced 6 weeks ago, and the problem has been occuring since. searched the database, and cam timing is correct, with no slop in the crank gear. plugs fuel fouled on hot re-start. th...
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1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C6R
hi!i need a mazda guru here,this 626 has a rough idle+mil on+stall intermitent,otherwise it runs very well.i use a otc 4000 to retrived codes and i found a code 3(dist signal).i replace distributor and the exact same things happen.i suspect ecm but i would lik... Trouble codes: 3 (dist.signal)
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1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L brake lights/cruise control VIN: 1N4AB42D2S
OK NISSIAN FANS HERES YOUR CHANCE TO SHINE THIS IT WHAT HAPPENS LIGHTS OFF HIT THE BRAKE PEDAL BRAKE LIGHTS WORK AND DASH LIGHTS COME ON TURN THE LIGHTS ON ALL LIGHTS WORK AS WELL AS BRAKE LIGHTS ARE ON HIT BRAKE PEDAL 3rD BRAKE LIGHT BECOME SLIGHLY BRIGHTER, ...
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L oil pressure VIN: 1N6SD11SXV
Hello, this Nissan only had timing chain noise and worn guides when it came in. No report of oil lite on. After timing chain repairs, the truck was quiet for ten minutes then lifters rattled and the oil lite was on. We then replaced the oil pump. No help. We t...
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1999 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GC4358X
To all Techs. I have been run into problem with this vehicle for the pass few days with trouble code 1133 (which is stay for front O2 sensor), according to my All Data information, it doesn't list much detail infor for the california emission, I did replace th... Trouble codes: 1133 (Front O2 Sensor)
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2001 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L sterring gear? suspension VIN: 4S3BH63571
complaint is intermittant in nature, a vibration/shudder is felt in vehicle. problem happens while driving and turning a corner. the vibrating feeling will happen only when turning. (both directions) can get problem to appear at times when parked in the servi...
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 1MXAE0934Z
car was towed in for no start. checked and replaced distributor with new aftermarket unit. car started and ran and was road tested. owner called back 5 days later complaining of engine cutting out. got car back and on road test it feels like we are losing all ...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K6W
after new egr components were installed still getting code p0401. all hoses and electrical wiring have been tested. including map sensor and 02 sensor. back pressure test was done. this car was received from another shop and i have tested all components relate... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficint flow)
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Multi-Display , Climate Control & Stereo VIN: JT6HF10U8X
Hi guys...wanted to thank those that responded for taking the time. You know , when you post a problem here , even if it's a strange one , you will get a genuine effort from your peers to help you out. I can vouch for that. Thanks ! Turned out to be the 'A/C...
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1989 Mazda B2600 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF4146K
I can't be thankful enough for the help I did receive. However much to everyone's disbelief, All the schematics I received are wrong. I was told to disregard schematics, however until I know how it works, it is hard to diagnose. I have made it run though (whic...
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1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 2.6L Hydraulics ?? VIN: JM3LV5215M
Lots of awesome help thank you. Had repeated posts to go to basics and that is exactly what we did. It was air in the rear brake system. this vehicle has only one bleeder on left rear cylinder and lines run from right cyl to left cylinder. We tryed pressure bl...
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1984 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN1HZ16S3E
The car went back to the other shop so I have been unable to try anything else. The help about looking at TPS and connectors was where we started with new sensors and new loom sinse the old loom was shorted to power. Hopefully the other shop will have luck, bu...
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1987 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L controls VIN: JN1HZ14S7H
The heater core had to come out. It is still out. the air mix doors (1&2) have leaking vacum servos on both. No literature/resourses have been aquired. I will need to either throw parts at it or get a Auto AC training manual- the real info is in that-not the f...
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1994 Nissan D21 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N6SD11S9R
Thanks to all that replied to my help request, I chose to check the AVI system and found the ECM was not suplying ground to the PAIR Solenoid, hence air injection is not occuring at cat at idle. installed temp. ground to get to smog, but will need ECM to prope...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN8HD17Y1S
I want to thank everyone who sent me help on this one. The fix was the ground on the air flow meter,that was great info thanks for the help.
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L 5th gear VIN: JT4RN01P4K
I would like to thank the 7 people who took time to reply to this post.The tip from Jason from South Carolina was valuable. Look under the shifter and inspect the bushing and seat for wear. This did not fix this vehivle but one that came in 3 days later. Don't...
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